In this series of Saturday talks, Geshe-la explains some essential topics in Buddhism, with a chance to ask questions over a cuppa and cake. Confession to the 35 Buddhas helps to clear away our negative karma, purify our minds and accumulate great merit. This afternoon session includes teaching, prostrations and discussion The View of Dependent Arising - explore this profound teaching on the view of the interdependence of all things. This is the view that phenomena are empty of inherent... Topics: confession, buddhas, karma, merit, dependent arising, interdependence, inherent existence, four...
Discovering Buddhism- Wisdom of Emptiness Ven. Losang Monlam The realization of emptiness is crucial for the attainment of liberation and enlightenment. Take this opportunity to enhance your ability to bring about this realization. Learn how to develop calm abiding and different methods to use in meditation on emptiness. Practice accumulation of merit and purification of obstacles - indispensable for generating realizations within the mind. Various Topics Covered: Misunderstandings about... Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Emptiness, Philosophy, Mahayana, Meditation, Ultimate Truth,... Source: Discovering Buddhism Program
Radical letting go, blissful pliancy of mental unification,and abiding in the four immeasurable minds, in themselves, cannot cut the root of cyclic existence. In order to liberate the mind from self-grasping ignorance, that pernicious and ingrained stain that keeps us tied to the cycle of incessant and repeated anguish, we need the wisdom of no-mind. This does not mean inherent non-existence of mind, body, world, and things. Rather the wisdom of no-mind means full alignment with the truth of... Topics: Non-self, no-mind, suchness, emptiness of inherent existence, self-grasping ignorance
Ven. Geshe Ngawang Dakpa Two Truths Geshe Dakpa discusses conventional truth and ultimate truth. Conventional truth depicts that which is widely known and validly accepted. The ultimate truth is the ultimate reality of phenomena; their lack of inherent existence. Geshe-la gives a clear and understandable presentation of the two truths and their interdependence. Topics: Buddhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Emptiness, Philosophy, Mahayana, Meditation, Ultimate Truth,... Source: Lectures and Events